After steadily breaking news from its wind development division, Pattern Energy Group LP spoke with EnergyBoom about the recent progress it has made on its proposed Southern Cross transmission project.
The Department of Energy (DOE) has made back to back announcements that combined will support the solar sector with loan guarantees that total nearly $500 million.
On September 1st, the California Energy Commission (CEC) will conduct a webinar on that state’s increased renewable portfolio standard, or RPS, which on April 12 was raised to 33 percent by 2020, superseding the former goal of 20 percent by 2010.
Beasley Forest Products LLC, the largest hardwood sawmill in the U.S., and specialty contractor Land Care Services LLC, have formed a joint venture, Green Power Solutions, to construct what will be Georgia's largest biomass facility in the city of Dublin, after receiving approval from the state's Public Service Commission.
A new report, Western Grid 2050/: Contrasting Futures , Contrasting Fortunes, outlines how energy choices in 11 Western states in the next 20 to 40 years will impact human health and business wealth.
The eyes of world leaders may be on oil-rich Libya, but the United Nations is also focused on another of its top priorities: the issue of the fact that 20% of world's citizens are living without power. In that vein, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon this week visited the Denver area to explore options for bringing electricity to those 1.4 billion people, most rural poor in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.
Earlier this month Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE: DUK) released the white paper Duke Energy: Developing the Communications Platform to Enable a More Intelligent Electric Grid [pdf]. The paper addresses the company’s vision and plan to digitize the electric grid.